Overstayed went home after 5 years...

Discussion in 'Japan Practical' started by Zhadrock, May 12, 2018.

  1. Zhadrock

    Zhadrock Registered

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    Good day everyone, I would like ask a question that I hope anyone can help out.

    Quick history, My dad overstayed(intentionally during the golden age). He got caught it`s been 10 years.
    Now... I have an engineer visa and I want to sponsor him to come stay with Or just visit japan.
    do I have to take any special step or just the regular procedure.d
     
  2. Mike Cash

    Mike Cash 骨も命も皆此の土地に埋めよう

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  3. Zhadrock

    Zhadrock Registered

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    Thanks @Mike Cash. I read the article you sent. I saw that I can first invite him as temporary visitor and then change his visa to special activity(given he meets the criteria).

    So i guess i need to guide him to get a temporary visa.
    I want to sponsor him because i think he has better chance to get approved.
    Coming from Philippines.
    He got deported.

    Thanks in advance.
    I need to know what are the things I need to to do to increase his chance of re entry here
     
  4. Glenski

    Glenski Just me

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    If your father served his penance by being banned for 10 years, officially that's all over. He should be able to come and go like regular people now. I have no idea whether immigration has a flag on his name so they would scrutinize his comings and goings, but as long as he comes with normal circumstances, I would think he'd get in without any special stuff on your part or his.

    As for staying longer than a tourist, that's different.
     
  5. Vincent3

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    What is your father's plan for being in Japan? Does he hope to find a job and live in Japan indefinitely? What kind of work would he want? Those goals would determine the best path toward a visa.
     

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